roulade definition by Webster's New World
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- a musical ornament consisting of a rapid succession of tones sung to one syllable
- a slice of meat rolled, usually with a filling of minced meat, and cooked
Origin: French ; from rouler, to roll
roulade definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Music An embellishment consisting of a rapid run of several notes sung to one syllable.
- A slice of meat rolled around a filling and cooked.
Origin: French, from rouler, to roll, from Old French roler; see roll.